4,347 Consecutive Blue Jays games called by radio play-by-play
man Tom Cheek--a streak dating to the team's inception in
1977--before he missed last Thursday's game due to the death of
his father.

4.1 Rating for ABC's coverage of the Indianapolis 500 on May

5.0 Rating for Fox's coverage of NASCAR's Coca-Cola 600 on May

7 Consecutive no-decisions by A's starting pitchers, a streak
that ended last Saturday and tied the major league record.

1.84 ERA of Oakland's starters during that streak.

33.3 Percentage of Dutch men who, according to a poll, believe
watching their national soccer team on TV is more important than
celebrating their wife's birthday.

45; 284 Age, in years and days, of Atlanta's Julio Franco, who
last Thursday became the oldest major leaguer to hit a grand

66.1 Percentage of 2004 Olympics tickets that remain unsold.